New introductions to the scooter market in Malaysia are the 2017 Vespa S 125 i-GET and Piaggio Medley S 150 ABS, priced at RM12,603 and RM18,327, respectively, including GST, but excluding road tax, insurance and registration. Both retro-styled scooters are designed for urban use and use i-GET engines with EFI.

Coming with two-channel ABS, the 2017 Piaggio Medley S 150 carries a 155 cc four-valve SOHC Euro 4 compliant engine that uses with engine start-stop, and puts out 15 hp at 7,750 rpm and maximum torque of 14.4 Nm at 6,400 rpm. Transmission is with a dry centrifugal clutch driving an automatic CVT gearbox.

A 260 mm hydraulic disc brake is mounted on a 16-inch wheel up front, while the rear has a 240 mm disc brake on a 14-inch wheel. Saddle height on the Medley S places the rider 799 mm off the ground, and fuel is carried in a 7-litre tank. Suspension on the 2017 Piaggio Medley S 150 ABS used a conventional telescopic fork up front and twin shock absorbers in the rear.

Under the seat is a storage compartment big enough to 2 flip-up or modular helmets. Three colour choices are available – Red, Blue and Black.

For the 2017 Vespa S 125 i-GET, this model replaces the Vespa S 3V, and now comes with Vespa’s fuel-injected i-GET engine, which comes under Euro 3. Power is claimed to be 10.1 hp at 7,600 rpm and torque at 10.2 Nm at 6,000 rpm.

Seat height on the S 125 is set at 785 mm, and kerb weight is said to be 114 kg. In front is an 11-inch wheel stopped by a 200 mm disc, and at the back is a 10-inch wheel with 110 mm disc brake.

Two half-face helmets can be stuffed under the seat, and the 2017 Vespa S 125 i-GET comes in four colour options. These are Verde Matt (Matte Green), Rosso Matt (Matte Red), Grigio Titanio (Titanium Grey) and Arancio Taormina (Taormina Orange).

GALLERY: 2017 Piaggio Medley S 150 ABS


GALLERY: 2017 Vespa S 125 i-GET